Subject: Re: rfc2228 in ftpd
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Marc Espie <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/03/2002 06:44:26
On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 04:39:58PM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> [ CC'd to because it provides a lot of reasoning
>   behind the current policy that noise is being made about.  Since I was
>   one of the main people behind said policy and its implementation, I feel
>   it appropriate for me to explain why. --thorpej ]

And, by reposting it publically, you give my words an echoing they were
definitely not meant to have.

Didn't you even stop to think about it ?

I was saying this as one private person to another...

Now, in a public forum, I see this blown up out of proportion, escalating
into a full size flamewar.

Yes, there is a whole lot difference between private comments and public
discussion.  You may say things in some way in private discussion, and not
use the same tone in a public discussion.

Thanks for not even asking my opinion before taking it to tech-security@...

Thanks for blowing this completely out of proportion...